Systems Engineer

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Job Title Systems Engineer Job Category Engineering
Department/Group Engineering Classification Exempt
Location Omaha Area Travel Required Yes - Less than 25%
Level/Salary Range Commensurate with Experience Position Type Full Time

Position Summary

eX2 Technology is searching for an ambitious, experienced Systems Engineer.  This position will focus on the design, implementation and maintenance of communication systems and sensor networks for public and private entities. Responsible for ensuring the systems are running smoothly and upgrading to maximize performance, this individual must have strong communication and customer relation skills.

The success of eX2 Technology hinges on our ability to deliver on contractual commitments to our customers.  The selected candidate must bring a strong, verifiable track record of managing large networks and complex systems with a high level of customer satisfaction.

We seek someone who has a passion for what they do and being part of something special. Our ideal candidate will be innovative and flexible, yet extremely process oriented. We are looking for someone who is dedicated to hard work, driven by the game and motivated to win!

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Design and integrate operating systems, application software, communication networks and sensors to produce cohesive systems that meet unique user requirements.
  • Architect and clearly communicate LAN/WAN topologies including layer 2 and 3 interfaces and protocols.
  • Establish LAN/WAN networking environment by developing and documenting standard system configurations, directing system installation and enforcing system standards.
  • Administer and use an SNMP-based network management system (NMS) to manage assets, monitor and troubleshoot problems and outages, schedule upgrades and collaborate with network architects on network optimization.
  • Develop security, backup and redundancy approaches for unique and complex systems.
  • Secure network systems by establishing and enforcing policies and defining and monitoring network access.
  • Must have detailed understanding of contractual requirements. Reviews customer requirements and expectations and works with project management and engineering teams to meet and exceed customer requirements.
  • Assist proposal development team with solution development, technical writing and estimating. Develop alternative solutions with associated cost estimates that meet established user requirements.
  • Perform site assessments, document existing conditions and make recommendations pertinent to established design concept.
  • Develop system verification plans and procedures based on high level system requirements.
  • Develop subsystem and device-level test plans and procedures based on detailed system designs.
  • Prepares regular reports on the operational status of the systems, including thorough documentation of system problems.
  • Continuously updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks and participating in professional organizations.
  • Work with management to schedule work and manage workload to meet customer and Company expectations.
  • Other duties as defined.

Duties & Skills

  • Cisco CCNA (CCNP preferred)
  • Thorough knowledge of communications systems – wired and wireless
  • Knowledge of communications inside and outside plant infrastructure design
  • Thorough understanding of the OSI model with ability to perform hands-on implementation and configuration of layer 2 and 3 networking protocols
  • Comprehensive knowledge of intelligent transportation system technology, standards and engineering processes.
  • Hands on lab test/evaluation experience
  • Detailed knowledge of estimating, budgeting, project schedule and contracts
  • Demonstrated customer relationship management skills
  • Demonstrated excellent people skills
  • Demonstrated excellent communications skills (written and verbal)
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational skills and be detail oriented

Qualification & Education

The ideal candidate should have 10 years of experience in the IT, communications or critical infrastructure industries with at least five (5) years of network engineering experience.  A BS degree in computer science, engineering or similar is required.  An acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered.  Candidate must have Cisco CCNA certification.

Other Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to sit; use hand and fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The incumbent is required to walk daily on construction sites in rough terrain, and climb ladders and facilities under construction.  The incumbent is occasionally required to stand for long periods of time.  The incumbent may be required to lift and/or move up to 10 lbs. And occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent may split time between work in a semi-quiet office environment and on customer sites, where there is moderate to occasional great noise levels.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret engineering and construction drawings and specifications, common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and other documents.  Communicates effectively in both oral and written English technical language, both in interpreting requirements and providing reports and mentoring.  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

The incumbent must have a valid driver’s license and pass a mandatory drug test.

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